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WORLD NEWS | 6.0-magnitude earthquake rocks Pakistan


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Khyber Pakhtunkhwa [Pakistan]May 28 (ANI): A 6.0-magnitude earthquake hit the Afghanistan-Tajikistan border region on Sunday morning, shaking several parts of Pakistan, Dawn newspaper quoted the Pakistan Meteorological Department (PMD).

The quake struck at 10:50 a.m. local time at a depth of 223 kilometers, according to the department.

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The quake was felt in many parts of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province. The quake was also felt in Islamabad and Rawalpindi, DawnNewsTV reported.

According to the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP) Provincial Disaster Management Organization, the tremor was felt across the province, but the control room has not received any reports of damage, Dawn reported.

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Dawn is one of Pakistan’s mainstream media, covering domestic and international issues related to Pakistan.

Meanwhile, the U.S. Geological Survey, the U.S. government agency that monitors global seismicity, reported a 5.2-magnitude earthquake 35 kilometers southeast of Julm, Afghanistan. Jurm is a village in Badakhshan Province in northeastern Afghanistan.

Separately, Srinagar and Ponchi in Jammu and Kashmir also felt strong seismic tremors following Sunday’s 5.2-magnitude earthquake in Faizabad, Afghanistan.

The quake was reported to have struck Afghanistan at 11:19 am at “latitude: 36.56, longitude: 71.13, depth: 220 km”. the National Earthquake Center said. (Arnie)

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